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Nature-Based Climate Solutions Opportunity for Latin America

Cozumel, Mexico, protected area along the Caribbean coast. Credit: Devin H/Unsplash By Carolina HerreraWASHINGTON DC, Dec 5 2019 – Protecting and restoring natural areas in Latin America, home to fifty percent of the planet’s biodiversity and ...

The Adaptive Age: No Institution or Individual can Stand on the Sidelines in the Fight Against Climate Change

Kristalina Georgieva. Credit: IMF By Kristalina GeorgievaWASHINGTON DC, Dec 5 2019 – When I think of the incredible challenges we must confront in the face of a changing climate, my mind focuses on young people. Eventually, they will be the ones ...

Volunteerism – An Antidote to a World in Flux

UN Volunteers celebrating International Volunteer Day in South Sudan where they serve the United Nations in peace-keeping, midwifery and human rights. (UNV, 2018) By Olivier Adam and Achim SteinerUNITED NATIONS, Dec 4 2019 – As the world warms, ...

Indigenous Knowledge, a Lesson for a Sustainable Food Future

Travel Tourism Must Transform to Survive, Thrive

UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa (fourth right) at an event organized by the WTTC at COP25. Credit: UNFCCC By External SourceMADRID, Dec 4 2019 – The travel and tourism sector, with its significant economic and social benefits, ...

Fixing the Business of Food

Swedish Energy Agency and Global Green Growth Institute partner to establish Article 6 Activities

By GGGIDec 4 2019 (IPS-Partners) MADRID – 4th December 2019 – Today, the Swedish Energy Agency (SEA) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) signed a cooperation agreement on the sidelines of COP25 to launch the Mobilizing Article 6 Trading ...

Fostering Jobs, Entrepreneurship, and Capacity Development for African Youth: The Time for Disruption Is Now!

Dr. Hanan Morsy is Director, Macroeconomic Forecasting and Research at the African Development Bank Group By Hanan MorsyABIDJAN, Dec 4 2019 – “There is no greater asset to Africa than its youth,” a statement that has been repeatedly proclaimed, ...

Inequality and Its Many Discontents

By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 2019 – Much recent unrest, such as the ‘yellow-vest’ protests in France and the US ‘Abolish the Super-Rich’ campaign, is not against inequality per se, but reflects ...

What Do We Want from Our Oceans?

Credit: IPS By Manuel BarangeROME, Dec 3 2019 – This is a question we need to ask ourselves but before answering we need to acknowledge the diversity of expectations and aspirations that we all have for oceans, which cover more than two-thirds ...
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